Neal Stephenson's monumental series of novels that blows through 17th- and 18th-century Europe like a hurricane of history, science, intrigue, and adventure - is now finally available in unabridged audio. Part historical fiction, part scientific exploration, and part swashbuckling adventure, The Baroque Cycle appeals to fiction lovers of all types.
Performances of Bach's St. John Passion, BWV 245, with these forces or close to them have become an annual Eastertime tradition in London, and this recording is guaranteed an appreciative audience. Certain details relate specifically to this tradition: several chorales are sung unaccompanied, but an accompanied version is included at the end for those who reject the dramatization.
Wow. This is a Masterful Production. Superb Musicianship. Strings, Choir, Horns, etc! Many Favorite tunes made even better in this Morsefest masterpiece. Audio & Video are top notch. Guys are peaking on this one…
The debut release for the second-generation bayou blues guitarist/harpist, whose gruff-before-their-time vocals retain their swamp sensibility while assuming a bright contemporary feel that tabs him as a leading contender for future blues stardom.
In addition to THE NEAL MORSE BAND, featuring MIKE PORTNOY, the 38 musicians on stage create a prog orchestra. Over two nights (one on each video disc) in 2015, they perform new arrangements of material from NEAL MORSE’s career. The two concerts span over five hours, venturing beyond the studio versions they’re based on…
Hot on the heels of 2016's most acclaimed progressive rock release, "The Similitude Of A Dream", THE NEAL MORSE BAND announces the massive live release of a once-in-a-lifetime concert event: "Morsefest 2015" on March 24 via Radiant Records via Metal Blade Records/Sony. Pre-orders are available on Radiant's web site starting February 13.
German harmonica master and singer Chris Kramer fulfilled a blues dream of his. A must have for all Blues lovers.
Alexander O'Neal almost achieved the breakout he needed for crossover success with his second album. It cracked the Top 30 on the pop album chart, earned a gold record, and included O'Neal's two strongest uptempo tunes, "Fake" and "Criticize." Jam and Lewis linked the material with "party" dialogue and patter, providing their finest and tightest production for any O'Neal record. The beats were catchy, the songs hook-laden, and O'Neal's voice alternately explosive, sensitive and bemused.
Testimony is the third studio album, and the first concept album, by Neal Morse. Released in 2003, this double record is in five sections detailing the composer's life and conversion to Christianity. The album features performances from ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy and Kerry Livgren of Kansas, although the majority of instruments are played by Morse himself.